Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 Bible

Overview

  • Comprehensive, beginning-to-advanced coverage of Debian GNU/Linux, which boasts an estimated installed base of 1.75 million servers and a year-to-year growth rate of 25 percent
  • Debian GNU/Linux is free, supported by HP, and is often cited as the most stable and reliable Linux distribution-which makes it a great alternative for users put off by Red Hat's pricey Enterprise Linux and unsupported Fedora
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Overview

  • Comprehensive, beginning-to-advanced coverage of Debian GNU/Linux, which boasts an estimated installed base of 1.75 million servers and a year-to-year growth rate of 25 percent
  • Debian GNU/Linux is free, supported by HP, and is often cited as the most stable and reliable Linux distribution-which makes it a great alternative for users put off by Red Hat's pricey Enterprise Linux and unsupported Fedora
  • Written by an active and widely recognized member of the Debian community and featuring a foreword by the Debian Project Leader
  • Features the basic distribution on one CD-ROM as well as a mini disk that allows users to explore Debian GNU/Linux without actually installing it
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764576447
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/18/2005
  • Series: Bible Series , #268
  • Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 672
  • Sales rank: 1,214,773
  • Product dimensions: 7.42 (w) x 9.16 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Benjamin Mako Hill is an intellectual property researcher and activist and a professional Free/Open Source Software (FOSS) advocate, developer, and consultant. He is an active participant in the Debian Project in both technical and nontechnical roles, and is a founder of Debian-Nonprofit and several other Free Software projects. He is the author of the Free Software Project Management HOWTO and many published works on Free and Open Source Software in addition to academic and nonacademic work in both technical and nontechnical fields. He is currently working full time for Canonical Ltd. on Ubuntu, a Debian-based distribution.

David B. Harris is a professional systems administrator who works with Debian systems daily. He is an active and recognized member of the Debian community, where he maintains a number of Debian components. David also serves as the point of first contact for numerous Debian users and developers, and is known for providing excellent personalized technical support. Aside from Debian, he manages all the technical aspects of the Open and Free Technology Community, a group formed early in 2000 to provide services to Open Source projects.

Jaldhar Vyas is a 34-year-old Hindu priest and consultant specializing in Perl and Linux who lives in Jersey City, New Jersey, with his wife Jyoti, daughter Shailaja, and son Nilagriva. Jaldhar has been a Debian developer for eight years and a Linux user for 10. His current major area of interest is Debian-IN, subproject to improve Debian’s support of Indian-language speakers.

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Table of Contents

Pt. I The fundamentals 1
1 The Debian project 3
2 Installing Debian 21
3 Using the Shell and Filesystem 33
4 Software management 71
5 Basic system administration 103
6 Performing backups 125
Pt. II The Linux desktop 163
7 Configuring graphics and sound 165
8 The KDE and GNOME desktop environments 177
9 Internet applications 207
10 Publishing 225
11 Digital photography and multimedia 239
12 Games 255
Pt. III The Internet server 275
13 Network security 277
14 Public e-mail servers 303
15 Web serving 335
16 File transfer services 365
17 The domain name system 393
18 Remote access 409
Pt. IV The Intranet server 425
19 Workstation network and Internet access 427
20 File serving and sharing 435
21 OpenLDAP 459
22 Intranet e-mail servers 475
23 Printing services 489
24 Database servers 513
Pt. V The Developer 529
25 The Debian community 531
26 Building packages 545
27 Debian archives 583
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